C A Friesen

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Mercy Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sleep problems and functional disability in children with functional gastrointestinal disorders: an examination of the potential mediating effects of physical and emotional symptoms
    Jennifer Verrill Schurman
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:142. 2012
  2. pmc Mast cell activation and clinical outcome in pediatric cholelithiasis and biliary dyskinesia
    Craig A Friesen
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:322. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The effect of a meal and water loading on heart rate variability in children with functional dyspepsia
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:2283-7. 2010
  4. pmc Montelukast in the treatment of duodenal eosinophilia in children with dyspepsia: effect on eosinophil density and activation in relation to pharmacokinetics
    Craig A Friesen
    The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:32. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Antral inflammatory cells, gastric emptying, and electrogastrography in pediatric functional dyspepsia
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2634-40. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Autonomic nervous system response to a solid meal and water loading in healthy children: its relation to gastric myoelectrical activity
    C A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 19:376-82. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Activated duodenal mucosal eosinophils in children with dyspepsia: a pilot transmission electron microscopic study
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 35:329-33. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of adult electrogastrography criteria in healthy children
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1824-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Safety of infliximab treatment in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 39:265-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Electrogastrography in pediatric functional dyspepsia: relationship to gastric emptying and symptom severity
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:265-9. 2006

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Publications23

  1. pmc Sleep problems and functional disability in children with functional gastrointestinal disorders: an examination of the potential mediating effects of physical and emotional symptoms
    Jennifer Verrill Schurman
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:142. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Mast cell activation and clinical outcome in pediatric cholelithiasis and biliary dyskinesia
    Craig A Friesen
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:322. 2011
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  3. doi request reprint The effect of a meal and water loading on heart rate variability in children with functional dyspepsia
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:2283-7. 2010
    ..Alteration in autonomic function has been implicated as a possible pathophysiologic mechanism in functional dyspepsia (FD) in adults...
  4. pmc Montelukast in the treatment of duodenal eosinophilia in children with dyspepsia: effect on eosinophil density and activation in relation to pharmacokinetics
    Craig A Friesen
    The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:32. 2009
    ..The mechanism of this clinical response is unknown but could involve a decrease in eosinophil density or activation...
  5. doi request reprint Antral inflammatory cells, gastric emptying, and electrogastrography in pediatric functional dyspepsia
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2634-40. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Autonomic nervous system response to a solid meal and water loading in healthy children: its relation to gastric myoelectrical activity
    C A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 19:376-82. 2007
    ..Water loading was not associated with any significant changes in HRV parameters. These results suggest that both vagal and sympathetic pathways are involved in modulation of gastric myoelectrical activity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Activated duodenal mucosal eosinophils in children with dyspepsia: a pilot transmission electron microscopic study
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 35:329-33. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of adult electrogastrography criteria in healthy children
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1824-8. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Safety of infliximab treatment in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 39:265-9. 2004
    ..Infliximab appears to be efficacious in the treatment of pediatric Crohn disease (CD). There are few large-scale pediatric studies on the complications of infliximab therapy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Electrogastrography in pediatric functional dyspepsia: relationship to gastric emptying and symptom severity
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:265-9. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the electrogastrographic patterns in children with functional dyspepsia and to investigate the correlations among electrogastrogram (EGG), gastric emptying (GE), and pain severity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Chronic gastritis is not associated with gastric dysrhythmia or delayed solid emptying in children with dyspepsia
    Craig A Friesen
    Gastroenterology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 50:1012-8. 2005
    ..Chronic gastritis and gastric dysrhythmia may simply be two separate and distinct mechanisms resulting in the clinical entity of dyspepsia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy and pharmacokinetics of montelukast in dyspeptic children with duodenal eosinophilia
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 38:343-51. 2004
    ..We evaluated the effect of this drug in children with eosinophilic duodenitis, defined histologically as duodenal mucosa with peak eosinophil count of more than 10 eosinophils/hpf...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mucosal eosinophilia and response to H1/H2 antagonist and cromolyn therapy in pediatric dyspepsia
    Craig A Friesen
    Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, 2401 Gilham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 45:143-7. 2006
    ..Overall, the response rate to this treatment pathway was 90%. Duodenal eosinophilia is common in pediatric patients with dyspepsia. These patients appear to be clinically amenable to combination H1/H2 therapy and/or oral cromolyn...
  14. ncbi request reprint Crohn's-associated chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis responsive to infliximab
    Ellen Carpenter
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, Section of Gastroenterology, The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr 144:541-4. 2004
    ..Infliximab therapy resulted in significant improvement in the degree of bone pain and resolution of the large sclerotic clavicular lesion...
  15. doi request reprint Symptoms and subtypes in pediatric functional dyspepsia: relation to mucosal inflammation and psychological functioning
    Jennifer V Schurman
    The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 51:298-303. 2010
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Useful biomarkers in pediatric eosinophilic duodenitis and their existence: a case-control, single-blind, observational pilot study
    Nancy A Neilan
    Section of Gastroenterology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 50:377-84. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether screening for food hypersensitivity could be a clinically useful biomarker for eosinophilic duodenitis in the pediatric population...
  17. doi request reprint A pilot study to assess the efficacy of biofeedback-assisted relaxation training as an adjunct treatment for pediatric functional dyspepsia associated with duodenal eosinophilia
    Jennifer V Schurman
    Behavioral Sciences, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:837-47. 2010
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Conceptualization and treatment of chronic abdominal pain in pediatric gastroenterology practice
    Jennifer V Schurman
    Section of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 50:32-7. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic utility of the water load test in children with chronic abdominal pain
    Jennifer Verrill Schurman
    Section of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:51-7. 2007
    ..To compare water load test consumption patterns between children with functional gastrointestinal disorders and healthy control children...
  20. doi request reprint Variations in psychological profile among children with recurrent abdominal pain
    Jennifer Verrill Schurman
    Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, The Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 15:241-51. 2008
    ..Distinct psychological profiles appear to exist for children with RAP. Targeting treatments to these profiles may improve the effectiveness and efficiency with which health professionals address pediatric abdominal pain...
  21. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing functional abdominal pain with the Rome II criteria: parent, child, and clinician agreement
    Jennifer Verrill Schurman
    Sections of Developmental Behavioral Sciences, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64103, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 41:291-5. 2005
    ..Rates of diagnostic agreement and reasons for disagreement were examined to determine whether changes to the Rome II criteria are needed to improve diagnostic classification...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gallbladder wall inflammatory cells in pediatric patients with biliary dyskinesia and cholelithiasis: a pilot study
    Brian Rau
    University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1545-8. 2006
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Chronic abdominal pain in children: an update
    Jennifer Verrill Schurman
    Section of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, USA
    Mo Med 103:69-75; quiz 75-6. 2006
    ..This article summarizes new advances in the diagnosis, conceptualization, and treatment of chronic abdominal pain. Implications for effective assessment and treatment within the pediatric primary care setting are discussed...